CLOSURE OF RETAIL OUTLETS
Further to yesterday's press conference held by the Deputy Prime Minister and the Superintendent of Public Health, The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and the Ministry for Health have provided further information on the closure of retail outlets, as follows.
As from the, the 23rd March at 8am, the retail outlets of which principal activities consists of the below, and which are classified as providing non-essential services, have been closed:
- Hand bags and leather goods
- Costume jewellery and accessories
- Non-prescription eyewear
- Beauty products
- Soft furnishings
- Household appliances
- Souvenir shops
- Discount stores
- Luggage shops
- Toy shops
- Hobby shops
- Florists and vaping shops, shall be observed.
The above mentioned retail outlets will still be able to sell their products through other means and provide delivery services of their products to their customers.
Other business activities engaged in the provision of non-essential services have also been mentioned during the press conference, namely hairdressers, barbers, beauticians, spas, nail artists, nail technicians and tattooists.
Any breach of the above measures will give rise to a penalty of Eur 3,000.
Kindly note that this information has been sourced from research carried out on local media by Parker Randall Turner. The above information is all that we have at hand at the moment. However, we will do our best to keep you informed of any further developments. Furthermore, we will not be held responsible for any inaccuracies resulting from the sources mentioned above.